Modifications to Butler’s mask requirement in non-classroom spaces will go into effect on Jan. 3, and masks will no longer be required in Hinkle Fieldhouse and the Butler Arts and Event Center facilities starting Oct. 29.
The vaccine requirement and exemption options
Faculty and students respond to vaccine exemption policies, the attitudes towards vaccines on campus
Butler professor Anne Wilson contracts COVID-19 after full vaccination
Butler chemistry and biochemistry professor Anne Wilson experiences COVID-19 symptoms five months after receiving her Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine.
Butler University updates COVID-19 policies
As Butler returns to pre-pandemic activities, students, faculty and staff are still required to wear masks indoors when in the presence of others.
Butler students roll up their sleeves
The on-campus vaccine clinic opened on April 7, students received vaccines from their COPHS peers
Pharmacy students run COVID-19 vaccine clinic
Butler faculty and staff coordinate the new COVID-19 clinic with pharmacy student volunteers.
Students anticipate COVID-19 vaccine
These next few weeks will be a big step in advancing the country to herd immunity and allowing students, Indiana residents or not, to be vaccinated before they return home.
Butler University to provide COVID-19 vaccine to students on campus
In collaboration with the Indiana Department of Health, Butler has been selected to host a two-dose vaccine distribution site on campus for Indiana and out-of-state students, as well as international students. The Pfizer vaccine will be distributed to students between April 7–9 and May 4–6.
Indiana residents 16 and older now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine
Governor Holcomb announced that all Indiana residents over the age of 16 will be eligible starting March 31. Additionally, state capacity and social event restrictions will now be determined by local officials, and the statewide mask mandate will become an advisory.
In order to bring campus closer to normalcy, Butler is planning to create a vaccine clinic
“I think it’s a really good idea,” Grace Roberts said. “We should be worried about our faculty and staff because they’re the reason why we’re all here and the backbone of our school.”